Coastal Engineering

Drowning cousins pulled from water by relative

Two young cousins were saved from drowning off the border town of Shataukok yesterday after a relative dived into the sea and rescued them.

Monday, 21 September, 1998, 12:00am

Harbour work 'not making waves'

THE massive reclamation of recent years is not to blame for bigger waves in Victoria Harbour, according to preliminary results of a new study.

The Inner Harbour Waves Study, commissioned by the Civil Engineering Department, says that waves, mainly generated by ships, are getting bigger because of increased marine traffic.

6 Apr 1997 - 12:00am

Dickson wins job

DICKSON Construction has signed a $56.2 million contract for reclamation work with the Drainage Services Department, the government says.

The contract, involving seawall construction and reclamation work at Sham Tseng, would start after the Lunar New Year and be completed by May 1997, it said.

17 Feb 1996 - 12:00am

PLA to blame for bid rejection

THE Government yesterday gave China details of the tendering procedure for the controversial naval base on Stonecutters Island and revealed that it was the People's Liberation Army (PLA) that was responsible for the cheapest bid being rejected.

12 Nov 1994 - 12:00am

Study aims to turn tide on high waves

A YEAR-LONG study will begin next month to find ways to reduce the size of waves in Victoria Harbour, already at levels ''dangerously high'' for marine traffic.

11 Jul 1994 - 12:00am